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Pregnant people should be especially vigilant when wildfires pollute the air: doctor

Pregnant people should be especially vigilant when wildfires pollute the air: doctor

Smoke from wildfires in parts of Alberta, British Columbia and now Nova Scotia has doctors warning pregnant people to take extra precautions against breathing in toxic particles. Dr.
Technology could be key to future wildfire prevention, fighting: companies

Technology could be key to future wildfire prevention, fighting: companies

When wildfires hit Alberta earlier this month, leaving more than 10,000 square kilometres of land scorched so far this year, João Lopes was worried about how much more devastation could be on its way.
Yukon government announces aid for residents affected by spring flooding

Yukon government announces aid for residents affected by spring flooding

WHITEHORSE — The Yukon government says it's working to provide financial support and other help to residents and businesses hurt by ongoing flooding in the Klondike Valley.
Bell CEO warns 'interventionist' regulations could lead telcos to curtail investments

Bell CEO warns 'interventionist' regulations could lead telcos to curtail investments

TORONTO — Bell Canada president and CEO Mirko Bibic warned Monday that increased regulation in Canada's telecommunications industry could prompt companies to scale back investment and make cuts to service for underserved communities.
Quebec, Ottawa pledge $300 million for GM electric car battery component plant

Quebec, Ottawa pledge $300 million for GM electric car battery component plant

BÉCANCOUR, Que. — The governments of Quebec and Canada have announced $300 million in funding for a factory that will make components for electric vehicle batteries in Bécancour, Que., located about halfway between Montreal and Quebec City.
Plan for fate of crumbling 24 Sussex expected by fall, minister tells MPs

Plan for fate of crumbling 24 Sussex expected by fall, minister tells MPs

OTTAWA — Public Services and Procurement Minister Helena Jaczek says the Liberal government expects to have a plan for the future of 24 Sussex Drive by the fall.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (19,967.95, up 47.64): Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Finance. Up 13 cents, or 0.51 per cent, to $25.66 on 3.7 million shares.
S&P/TSX composite makes modest gain Monday, U.S. markets closed for long weekend

S&P/TSX composite makes modest gain Monday, U.S. markets closed for long weekend

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index ticked upwards Monday, with broad-based gains led by battery metals and energy stock as U.S. markets were closed for a long weekend south of the border. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 47.
Exclusive secrets of the National Spelling Bee: Picking the words to identify a champion

Exclusive secrets of the National Spelling Bee: Picking the words to identify a champion

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — As the final pre-competition meeting of the Scripps National Spelling Bee's word selection panel stretches into its seventh hour, the pronouncers no longer seem to care.

George Maharis, star of TV's 'Route 66' in the 1960s, dies at 94

LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Maharis, a stage-trained actor with rough-hewn good looks who became an icon to American youth in the 1960s as he cruised the country in a Corvette convertible in the hit television series "Route 66," has died.
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